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15 Gorgeous African Long Dresses That Will Totally Wow You

African lace long gown styles for ladies
African lace long gown styles for ladies

Hi, lovely ladies in the house. Do you have an event coming up in the weekend; a wedding, housewarming or naming ceremony.


That may just be the best opportunity to wow your fashion critics and dazzle them with the best of the best looks;
It's time to rock the African long dress design!





Why is a long African dress so stunning?

1. African long dresses look good on different body types. It doesn't matter if you are on the big side or slim. You can still wow in your best looks with a nice fitted long dress.

2. You can style a long dress in different fabrics. Yes, for all Ankara, lace or dashiki lovers. Long dresses can always be your elegant choice of style. You need to see that in Ankara long gown styles.

3. Finally, a well designed African long dress can be a fabulous pick irrespective of your height.

What design of long African dress would fit you?


Dresses, Short or long are all meant to complement your figure and highlight your best qualities.

There are a vast array of designs to choose from and that depends on your body type.

For instance, if you have a slim and moderately curve figure, a bodycon or pencil style can be a fabulous style for you, Off shoulder or one shoulder is for showing?

Ankara long gowns in Nigeria
Tonto Dike Ankara long gowns in Nigeria

Also, Maxi gown is super elegant if you don't feel like showing off the curve while Peplum designs are ideal irrespective of body shape or size.





Also, you have a wide range of sleeve styles to pick; short sleeves are great to highlight your perfectly toned arms, long sleeves are especially stunning for long gown styles sewn with lace and flounce sleeves are perfectly elegant designs with Ankara materials.

African lace long gown styles
African lace long gown styles

What can you wear with a long dress?


Now that you have been intrigued by the fact that you can create an unforgettable presence and style with a long African dress.

So, let's dive into the next question:

What can you wear with a long dress?


The choice of matching accessories for your long dress depends on the design, fabric, color of the dress and of course, the choice of the wearer.

For instance, if your dress is a long flowing gown sewn of lace material, you may not want to go for a more flat pair of shoes or pumps instead of pointed high heels to minimize the risk of getting the heel caught in the dress and tripping.

Of course, that is not the case if the dress is sewn with Ankara fabric.

Also, if your dress comes off too bright, you can easily play down the colors by matching it with neutral accessories.

Ankara long gown pictures
ankara long gown pictures

What accessories can you wear with African long dress?


The same kind of accessories for short dresses would match long dresses.

Of course, shoes and earrings are basic. But, to bring out your total gorgeous style, you can wear your African long dress with any of the combinations of bracelets, rings, your clutch bag or handbag.

On the choice of accessories colors, if your dress is not too bright, you can wear matching accessories, contrasting color accessories or neutral. For a floral print or bright dress, you go for neutral color accessories to tone down the colors.


Also, don't forget to pick the right color of shoes with your dress, flats, sandals, heels or pumps are good to wear with Long African dresses. The key is picking the right shoes that match your dress and complement your height.






Finally, high heels are okay. Nevertheless, don't go overboard with heels that are too high and too pointed to avoid straining your legs.

Here are latest, trendiest and absolutely gorgeous African long dresses

African lace long gown styles for ladies
African lace long gown styles for ladies

Trendy long lace gown styles for Aso Ebi
Trendy long gown styles for Aso Ebi

Ankara long dresses
Ankara long dresses

Cute long African Ankara Styles
Cute long African Ankara Styles

Mercy aigbe Ankara long gown styles
Mercy aigbe Ankara long gown styles

African Long gowns dresses
Mide Martins African Long gowns dresses 

latest ankara styles for ladies
latest ankara styles for ladies

African collections styles
African collections styles

latest African long gown Styles for wedding
Latest African long gown Styles for wedding


Nigerian African long dresses Ankra styles catalogue
Nigerian African long dresses Ankra styles catalogue

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